It’s pub day for Ken Krimstein’s wonderful Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt (Bloomsbury Publications).
“The astounding life of a 20th-century original as told by a skillful cartoonist frolicking in long form . . . A compelling performance with great pacing that makes abstruse political theory both intelligible and memorable.” ?Kirkus (Starred Review)
“As Krimstein deftly weaves Arendt’s life and thought, he captures the excitement of the philosophical enterprise in both word and image. . . Both smart and entertaining; highly recommended and not just for graphic novels readers.” ?Starred Review, Library Journal
Mr. Krimstein began contributing his cartoons to The New Yorker in August of 2000.
Hear Mr. Krimstein speaking to Gil Roth on Mr. Roth’s Virtual Memories Show podcast.
See Mr. Krimstein in conversation with Roz Chast and Nancy Miller in NYC, October 4th.
If you’re in Chicago, see Mr. Krimstein discuss his book at The American Writers Museum, September 27th.
Book Talk of Interest: Ken Krimstein
From Chicago Patch, “Ken Krimstein: The Three Escapes Of Hannah Arendt” — this notice that Mr. Krimstein will present his fascinating new book at the American Writers Museum on September 27th. Details here.
Link here to Ken Krimstein’s website for a whole lot more info.
Book Talk of Interest: Peter Kuper
Peter Kuper will be in conversation with Jeremy Dauber on September 17th at The Strand, talking about his latest book, Kafkaesque: Fourteen Stories. All the info here!
Mr. Kuper will also be appearing at Split Rock Books in Cold Spring, New York on September 21 along with Summer Pierre and Chris Duffy. All the info here for that event.
Link here to Peter Kuper’s website for lots more info on his life and work.
From ANE Online, “The Toon State: Cartoonists Find Sanctuary in Vermont”
— this piece with a good amount of Edward Koren content.